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Uniqlo’s Spring Collabs Bring Us More JW Anderson and Also Swimsuits

Both are, unsurprisingly, really great.

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JW Anderson x Uniqlo Spring/Summer 2018 teaser image Photo: Uniqlo

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There are very few Fashion Things that can get the entire Racked staff excited (or even on the same page) quite like Uniqlo unveiling a new collaboration — except for when it unveils two. Today, the Japanese retailer offered a sneak peek into the upcoming Uniqlo U and JW Anderson spring/summer 2018 collections, and it’s all unsurprisingly really great; think hot pink denim shorts and all of the striped tees you’d ever need.

The Uniqlo U collection will drop first, with select styles available online tomorrow at 9 p.m. EST and in stores on the East Coast on January 26th. West Coast stores will have to wait until February to shop the collection IRL. (But it’ll be worth it! Just look.)

model in red bathing suit and pink shorts
Swimsuit, $29.90; Shorts, $29.90
uniqlo u model in green jacket and orange sweater
Sweater, $29.90; Jacket, $99.90

There’s a huge variety that includes swimwear, light tees and tanks, trousers, skirts, great knits and sweaters — balloon sleeves! cropped cardigans! ribbed cashmere! — and a handful of jackets that’ll be perfect for crisp spring mornings. Prices range from $9.90 to $130, with a majority of the pieces falling somewhere below the $50 mark.

The site lists the 10 most-viewed items in the collection, should you want to know what will likely sell out first; of course the trendy $30 nylon shoulder bag and a pair of high-rise wide-leg ankle jeans (that come in four shades, including white) are on the list.

U STRIPED CREWNECK SHORT-SLEEVE T DRESS
U Striped Crewneck Short-Sleeve Tee Dress, $19.90
U WIDE PANTS
Cardigan, $39.90; Wide Pants, $39.90

As for JW Anderson x Uniqlo 2.0, the collection isn’t slated to drop until it’s actually spring — online on April 19th and in stores on April 20th, to be exact — but the teasers should be enough to keep you pumped until then. Expect a lot of denim, stripes, plaid, and a vibe JW Anderson founder Jonathon Anderson compares to “the idea of being Britain’s Brighton beach,” specifically during the 1950s. (Same!)

“As a Uniqlo customer, I know exactly the quality that the brand gives to its products. I am very proud of the level of execution and the attention to details that we delivered on this new spring/summer collection,” Anderson shared in a press release.

Continue to check back as we get closer to the launch date; we’ll update with more information — and imagery! — as it becomes available. In the meantime, check out the dreamy teaser video below.